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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute

Sabine Rohrmann

Sabine Rohrmann, Prof. Dr. oec. troph., MPH

  • Head of the Cancer Registry of the Cantons Zurich and Zug
+41 44 63 45256

Short Biography

Sabine Rohrmann studied nutrition sciences and home economics and graduated in 1995. In 1998, she finished her MPH and became a Ph.D. student at the Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany. After finishing her Ph.D. degree, she joined the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA, focusing on risk factors for prostate cancer and BPH. Between June 2004 and February 2010, she was a Research Scientist at the German Cancer Research Center, working on the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). During that time, her research focused on diet, metabolism, and lifestyle as cancer risk factors. From 2010 until March 2016, she was an SSPH+ Assistant Professor at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute at Zurich University. Since March 2016 she is leading the Cancer Registry Zurich and Zug.


Sabine Rohrmann in ZORA (Zurich Open Repository and Archive)